Sound and Picture Restoration of

CHESS WITH THE QUEEN OF GEMS

Original title: Šahs briljantu karalienei
English title: Chess with the Queen of Gems
Directed by: Aloizs Brenčs
Cinematography by: Henrihs Pilipsons
Art direction by: Herberts Līkums
Sound direction by: Igors Jakovļevs
Music composer: Pauls Dambis
Main cast: Lidija Pupure, Gunārs Cilinskis, Uldis Dumpis, Lilita Ozoliņa, Mairita Krūmiņs, Lidija Freimane, Ints Burāns, Juris Pļaviņš, Irita Tomsone
Year: 1973
Genre: Drama
Studio: Rīgas Kinostudija
Country: Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic / USSR (today – Republic of Latvia)

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Restoration description:

Restoration production company: Locomotive Classics
Restoration production years: 2018
Restoration premiere: 2019
Restoration team: Pēteris Sudakovs, Ernests Ansons, Elīna Reinholde, Roberts Vinovskis
Film material source: Latvian State Archive of Audiovisual Documents, Šmerļa Street 5, Riga, Latvia
Picture/Audio source material: Positive / Optical track
Scanning resolution: 4K

Restored master details:

Master resolution: 2K DCI SCOPE
Original frame rate: 24.000 fps
Picture color format: B/W
Film aspect ratio: 2.39:1
Sound format: MONO

Distribution details:

Original format length: 97 min
Audio languages: Russian (original)